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For CFOs - ‘Dashboarding’ Skills are the New Black

In the recent past, an organization’s “numbers” referred to sales, margins, ratios, growth rates and returns on investment. But, as technology has advanced, so has the way business leaders approach data. Pure numbers people with a knack for compliance are no longer enough. Read what kind of CFO it takes to make a real contribution to a company’s success.

The Top 10 WinterWyman Search Blogs of 2016

With the New Year in mind, WinterWyman Search compiled our most popular blogs of 2016. What are candidates and companies reading about when it comes to finding jobs or sourcing the best talent? Here’s a taste.

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Change from Public Accounting to Private Industry Now

Most people eventually leave public accounting. Now is the time to see what’s happening in the market and to consider your options. Not sure you’re ready to move? It still makes good sense to learn about the opportunities available for accounting professionals coming out of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG. There are some especially exciting and lucrative prospects for Big 4 professionals.  Here are the top 10 reasons to consider a change now:

WATCH: When a Start-Up Should Bring on Financial Talent

Stu Coleman asks you to consider this approach when thinking about hiring finance talent for your startup.

WATCH: How to Work with Your Recruiter

Sean Wahl, Partner with WinterWyman Contract Staffing, offers helpful tips for working with your recruiter in this short video.

Eight Ways You are Sabotaging Your Job Interviews

Your resume is polished, your experience is ideal, you have the drive and you’re smart. So why aren’t you getting called back? Here are eight things you might be doing to sabotage your job interviews.

Building a Startup Finance Team? Here Are Four Things You Need to Know

One of the key areas to consider when operating your startup is your finance group. Building a team from scratch can be challenging, so here are four tips to get you started and to help you avoid costly mistakes down the road.

Five Reasons Why a Combination of Public Accounting and Private Industry Experience Makes You More Marketable

Making the jump from public accounting to private industry rounds out your resume and makes you more marketable. If your long-term goal is to land a senior level finance or accounting position, having a background in both public accounting and private industry can be the difference maker.

Hiring a Controller? Here Are Ten Things that Matter Most

A controller or any senior level finance person is a crucial member of a company’s senior management team. When hiring a controller, where do you start and where do you focus? My team and I have placed countless controllers in my more than 20-year recruiting career, and we have used that experience to create a list of what matters most when hiring a controller.

How to Work with a Recruiter

I have been in your shoes. I was unemployed, looking to build my experience and pad my wallet while searching for a permanent role. I was lucky to have a recruiter whom I could trust, and we had a very successful relationship. If you are looking to engage a recruiter to help you with your job search, follow these three tips to make the most of your relationship.

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